Boston City Campus

Bachelor Of Commerce in Management Marketing

Bachelor Of Commerce in Management Marketing

B.Com. (Management Marketing)

SAQA ID 88683

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus & Business College Head Office in the distance education mode, with all other Boston City Campuses operating as Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus branch countrywide.

Download the Fact Sheet for additional, detailed programme information.


Semester A

  • Computer Literacy
  • Business Management 1
  • Academy Literacy
  • Marketing Management 1

Semester B

  • Company Law 1
  • Economics 1
  • Computer Literacy Advanced
  • Accounting Principles
  • Entrepreneurship 1

Semester A

  • Workplace Psychology
  • Financial Accounting 1
  • Business Management 2
  • Entrepreneurship 2

Semester B

  • Introduction to Cost and Management Accounting
  • Marketing Management 2
  • Commercial Law 2
  • Business Ethics
  • Logistics, Supply and Procurement

Semester A

  • Business Management 3
  • Entrepreneurship 3
  • Financial Management
  • Research Methods

Semester B

  • Marketing Management 3
  • Project Management
  • Brand Management
  • Work Integrated Learning

Various Assessment Strategies (ASC, ASW, AS1 to AS5), are used throughout the modules in the programme. For example, AS4 is predominately applied in this programme and consists of

Formative Assessments (FA1 and FA2), also known as assignments or tests, which count
forty percent (40%) – twenty percent (20%) each – towards the overall mark.

Summative Assessments in the form of a final exam or capstone project (SA1), count fifty percent (50%), and a research or reflective essay (SA2) count ten percent (10%) towards the overall mark.

No supplementary assessment is provided for FA1 or FA2. A maximum of one (1) additional
supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for SA1 and SA2 respectively, which will be charged for.Please consult the Fact Sheet and Student Rulebook for additional, detailed programme information.


Based on the credits and notional hours of this qualification, the minimum duration is six (6) semesters over a period of three (3) years, and the maximum duration is nine (9) years.

On completion of the programme graduates will have the necessary knowledge and practical skills required to:

  • Operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • Apply general business management principles to real-life situations and interpret economic realities of local and global communities
  • Develop integrated knowledge of the underlying principles and concepts of brand and marketing management, as well as the ability to apply such knowledge in commercial contexts
  • Understand the principles and theory of accounting and financial management techniques in professional commercial practice, formulate decisions and take action based on such principles
  • Demonstrate knowledge, an understanding of methods and procedures, and the ability to solve problems in the context of entrepreneurial and project environments
  • Identify, evaluate, and analyse socio-economic needs of society, display cultural sensitivity within organisations and awareness of ethical practice, and recognise the need for life-long learning

National Senior Certificate (NSC), with English passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s study; or National Certificate (Vocational) (NC(V)), with English passed and with endorsement for admission to Bachelor’s studies; or prior to 2009, Senior Certificate with English as one of the modules passed.

A number of post school qualifications may be used for admission and/or advanced placement into the degree programme with due regard for the 50% credit transfer rule and guidelines of progression and articulation. For example, a Higher Certificate, NQF (HEQSF) Level 5, minimum Credits 120; or a Diploma, NQF (HEQSF/OQSF) Level 6, minimum Credits 240 or 360.


On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Bachelor of Commerce in Management Marketing SAQA ID 88683, NQF L7, minimum 374 credits from Boston City Campus & Business College.

This qualification is recognised by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA), formerly the Financial Services Board (FSB), as Generic under all Categories and Sub-Categories for occupational/professional purposes. The FSCA is the market conduct regulator of financial institutions that provide financial products and financial services, financial institutions that are licensed in terms of a financial sector law, including banks, insurers, retirement funds and administrators, and market infrastructures.

ACBSP: Annual Report on Student Achievement – Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) in Management Marketing.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.